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Manhattan Crane Collapse

Crane Inspector May Have Been At Fault In 2008 Accident

The building inspector who didn’t check a cable involved in a crane collapse last week was the same one who performed the inspection on a crane involved in a fatal accident in 2008.

04/07/2012

Construction worker Michael Simmermeyer was killed in a crane collapse between 33rd and 34th streets on the east side of 11th Avenue. (credit: Personal Photo | background: CBS 2)

Crane Involved In Deadly Manhattan Collapse Was Due To Be Inspected Thursday

The MTA said that all work on the site of the crane collapse has been suspended until further notice as officials from the Department of Buildings, OSHA, NYPD and the District Attorney’s office investigate.

04/04/2012

Debris is scattered on the ground at the scene of a crane collapse on Manhattan's Upper East Side at 91st Street and 1st Avenue May 30, 2008 in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Crane Owner James Lomma On Trial In Deadly 2008 Upper East Side Collapse

Lomma is accused of making inferior repairs to a crane to save money and prosecutors say he failed to take steps to ensure the repair was sound.

02/21/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Crane Drops Load At World Trade Center Construction Site

The Fire Department says some of the beams fell on an unoccupied trailer. A construction worker nearby was looked at by emergency responders, but was not taken to the hospital.

02/16/2012

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